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Archive for the VMWARE Category

11.27.2012

Script to Shut down and backup vmware virtual machines in Windows

This script shuts down the vmware virtual machines called SBS and TS Stops Windows services copies them from C:\virtualmachines to D:\virtualmachines restarts the services restarts the vmware machines @rem ———- Stop the Terminal Server ———- call “vmrun.exe” -T server -h https://localhost:8333/sdk -u administrator -p AdminPassword stop “[VMs] TS/TS.vmx” soft @rem ———- Stop the SBS Server […]

06.16.2012

How to do a manual backup of VMWARE machine for free

Load a client that can use sftp like filezilla http://filezilla-project.org/download.php Connect to your VMWARE system as root To see the location of the vmdk If you are running vsphere client, Edit Settings

08.2.2010

Converting Elastix Asterisk Linux to HyperV virtual machine

This tutorial will enable you to create or migrate an elastix asterisk voip server on a HyperV virtual machine. This uses the latest stable version of elastix (1.6 at time of writing), but I expect the v2 beta should work with the same methods. Download the Elastix 1.6 ISO from http://www.elastix.org/en/downloads.html Create a new virtual […]

07.31.2010

Convert Windows 2003 vmware vmdk to hyperv vhd and avoid bluescreen

The main problem you’ll have doing this is that HyperV does not recognise SCSI as a valid boot device, so if you’re VMWare machine is running using the default SCSI drive and you do the conversion from VMDK –

07.16.2010

How to install a VMWare tools on Linux centos elastix virtual machine

The instructions here http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/ws_newguest_tools_linux.html presume –

07.16.2010

VMWARE virtual server under Windows 2008 loses network connection and shows disconnected

Running Window 2008 R2 server and VMWARE v2 with 3 virtual machines, we frequently find that after a restart, or loss and regain of network connectivity to the server that the virtual machines can no longer be contacted over the network. pening the VMWare infrastructure web access and the console for that particular machine shows […]